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We now enter the unofficial Franklin Mint Month. Unofficial, because I just made it up in order to get through all of the records that make up this special section of my Dad’s collection. So, get ready for some sweet vocal performances in Volume 88: Greatest Jazz Singers Part 1.

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Credits and Copyrights:

Taken from the Franklin Mint Box Set
Various – The Jazz Singers
Label: The Franklin Mint Record Society – The Franklin Mint Record Society – FM JAZZ 007
Series: The Greatest Jazz Recordings Of All Time, Institute Of Jazz Studies Official Archive Collection
Format: 4 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Red Box and Vinyl Box Set
Country: Sweden
Released: 1982
Genre: Jazz
Ethel Waters– Guess Who’s In Town
Piano – James P. Johnson
The Boswell Sisters– It’s The Girl
Double Bass – Joe Tarto
Piano – Arthur Schutt
Trumpet – Mannie Klein
Violin – Joe Venuti
Vocals – Connie, Helvetia, Martha Boswell, the Boswell Sisters
Mildred Bailey– All Too Soon
Double Bass – Frenchy Covetti
Drums – Jimmy Hoskins
Guitar – Dave Barbour
Piano – Herman Chittison
Vocals – Mildred Bailey
Ivie Anderson– Big Butter And Egg Man
Drums – Lee Young
Guitar – Irving Ashby
Piano, Arranged By – Phil Moore
Tenor Saxophone – Lucky Thompson
Trumpet – Karl George
Vocals – Ivie Anderson
Maxine Sullivan With Claude Thornhill’s Orchestra– Blue Skies
Alto Saxophone – Pete Brown
Clarinet – Buster Bailey
Double Bass – John Kirby
Drums – O’Neil Spencer
Piano, Arranged By – Claude Thornhill
Tenor Saxophone – Babe Russin
Trumpet – Frankie Newton
Vocals – Maxine Sullivan
Julia Lee– My Sin
Alto Saxophone – Benny Carter
Cornet – Red Nichols
Double Bass – Red Callender
Drums – Baby Lovett
Guitar – Jack Marshall
Tenor Saxophone – David Cavanaugh
Trombone – Vic Dickenson
Vocals, Piano – Julia Lee
Xylophone – Red Norvo
Anita O’Day– Honeysuckle Rose
Trombone – Joe Howard, Lloyd Elliott, Milt Bernhardt, Si Zentner
I do not own the rights to this music. ASCAP, BMI licenses provided by third-party platforms for music that is not under Public Domain.

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